Effigy: Images of Capital Defendants (Issues in Crime and Justice) (Hardcover)

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Description


Effigy examines the images of a capital defendant portrayed, by the defense attorneys and the prosecutor, during the guilt and penalty phases of capital trial, the trial tactics used to impart these images, and the consequences that result from the jury's attempt to reconcile contradictory images to place one in permanent record as a verdict.

About the Author


Allison M. Cotton is assistant professor of criminal justice and criminology at the Metropolitan State College of Denver.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780739125519
ISBN-10: 0739125516
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication Date: July 25th, 2008
Pages: 230
Language: English
Series: Issues in Crime and Justice